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Lauren Raheja

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Lauren Raheja graduated from Reed College in Portland, OR in 2009 with a degree in Anthropology. Since then, she has been writing art reviews and articles about urban gardening and gentrification for Brooklyn the Borough and City Limits. She also interned on an organic farm in her native Minnesota in July of 2010, and continues to look for opportunities to cultivate her gardening skills in New York.


Articles, Investigations and Blogs

When some New Yorkers look at the Empire State Building they see an emblem of the city we live in. But when New Yorker and artist Dan Tesene looks at the skyscraper, he sees petroleum.

Last week, fifteen Bronx high school students added their voices to the volatile mix of dialogue over the redevelopment of the Kingsbridge Armory, a former National Guard ammunitions warehouse in the Bronx.

NYC wants to know how frequently various types of business recycle, which is a good question considering that for about 18 years the law has required it.

The play, written by 16 women who survived Hurricane Katrina, is being performed Monday at the Apollo Theater in Harlem to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the storm.

About 100 education activists gathered Tuesday afternoon to rally behind a city bill designed to increase the transparency and accountability of disciplinary practices in New York City schools.

Despite the issuance of court orders temporarily restraining the city from enforcing rules that curtail art vending in four city parks, parks department officials have continued to try to enforce them, artists say.

New York State has four of the 11 prisons and jails found in a sample to have the highest rates of staff-inmate sexual misconduct.

Local Produce Link enables food pantries to get the same locally grown, farm fresh, and sometimes organic produce as posh Manhattan restaurants.

Puerto Rican-American artist Rafael Ferrer staged guerilla art actions in New York City and Philadelphia during the 1960s and now sculpts and paints.

A report released Monday found that during the recession immigrants experienced lower rates of unemployment than U.S. natives.

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